LITTLE WARRIOR OUT NOW and has been submitted for the 57th Annual Grammy Awards!

little warrior cd cover




Media Player features Tracks from both Little Warrior and Caravan 

All tracks arranged & produced by Lisa Engelken.   For more info go to Little Warrior Tab

1.  “‘Foggy Bottom” by Lisa Engelken (Little Warrior)
2.  “Viva la felicita”  by Franco Godi  (Little Warrior)
3.  “You Wear Those Eyes” by Ric Ocasek (Little Warrior)
4.   “Cold Blue Steel (and Sweet Fire) by Joni Mitchell  (Little Warrior)
5.  “Little Warrior” by Lisa Engelken (Little Warrior)
  “Sea Journey” by Chick Corea  (Little Warrior)
7.  “Undertow” (lyric version of Nefertiti) by Lisa Engelken & Wayne Shorter (Little Warrior)
8.  “Throw It Away” by Abbey Lincoln (Little Warrior)
9.   “Canto de Ossanha” by Baden Powell (Caravan)
10.  “Afro Blue” (Mongo Santamaria)  (Caravan)
11.  “From the Earth” (Red Clay) by Lisa Engelken & Freddie Hubbard  (Caravan)


Lisa produced, arranged, and wrote all 11 tracks on Little Warrior named among the Best of 2013 Jazz Albums.  Little Warrior was released in follow-up to Caravan, also produced and arranged by Engelken, and named to the Best of 2010 by the Jazz Journalists Association.


Little Warrior has been submitted for consideration as part of the 57th Annual Grammy Awards in the category of Best Jazz Vocal Album.  Lisa’s arrangement of Joni Mitchell’s “Cold Blue Steel & Sweet Fire” has been submitted for consideration in the category of Best Jazz/Instrumental Arrangement.


Little Warrior and Caravan are available for purchase below and at iTunes! and CD Baby!


Caravan album cover - Lisa Engelken CD Art Design by Louis Cubba


Caravan includes 10 fresh arrangements by Engelken and features her take standards, Brazilian and contemporary artists such as Billy Idol and Joni Mitchell. 


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Track List for Caravan:

1.  we’ll be together again

2.  just one of those things

3.  canto de ossanha

4.  caravan

5.  afro blue

6.  trouble child

7.  winter moon

8.  from the earth (Lisa’s new lyric version of “Red Clay”)

9.  white wedding

10.  detour ahead


BONUS TRACK:  East of the Sun (available on iTunes! only)

Musicians appearing on Caravan are:

- Adam Shulman  (piano)                  -  Doug Beavers  (trombone)
- Jarrett Cherner  (piano)                 – David Alt  (tenor sax, clarinet)
- Sam Bevan  (bass)                         – Jon Monahan  (guitars)
- Gabe Davis  (bass)                         – Brian Rice  (percussion)
- Matt Swindells  (drums)                  – Chabela Yrigoyen  (backing vocals)
- Mike Olmos  (trumpet)                    – Jeanette Sarmiento  (backing vocals)
- Joel Behrman  (trumpet, flugelhorn, trombone)


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Lisa Engelken - Cosmopolitan

Lisa Engelken – Ain’t Dead Yet Zip (4.8MB includes MP3 and album cover)

Ain’t Dead Yet  is Lisa’s swamp gospel song which was released on her jazz album Cosmopolitan.

Lisa wrote “Ain’t Dead Yet” for the SF theatrical production “A Lie of the Mind” by Sam Shepard (Bare Bones Theatre Co).

The CD cover art:  “Cosmopolitan” by Theresa Moore.